- Sea Level WarningA new study, written by James Hansen (NASA’s former lead climate scientist) and 16 co-authors, concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous estimates. The result could be a sea level rise of at least 10 feet in the next 50 years. Hanson said the new findings would be […]
- EPA: Climate Change ReportWASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive analyses to date on the economic, health and environmental benefits to the United States of global climate action. The peer-reviewed report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” examines how future impacts and damages of climate change across […]
- Supreme Court Upholds PollutionThe Supreme Court over-ruled one of the Obama administration’s environmental protections — an Environmental Protection Agency regulation that limits emissions of mercury and other pollution from coal-fired power plants. Writing for the majority, in the 5-to-4 decision, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote: “It is not rational, never mind ‘appropriate,’ to impose billions of dollars in economic […]
- Sea Level Warning
- Another Tech Giant Supports North Carolina Renewable Energy PoliciesBy EDF BlogsBy: David Kelly SAS Institute, Inc. – a North Carolina-Based technology company – has joined big names like Apple, Facebook, and Google in a growing chorus of high-profile tech firms urging lawmakers to protect North Carolina’s burdgeoning clean energy economy. SAS told state lawmakers in a recent letter: “Technology companies value North Carolina’s existing […]
- Texas vs. France: A Look at Who’s Bigger, Hotter, and More Prepared for Climate ChangeBy Kate ZerrennerIf you drive around the Lone Star State, you’re sure to see bumper stickers that say, “Texas: Bigger than France.” It references an ongoing debate about which “country” is bigger (something Texans feel very strongly about), but a closer look (aka, a quick Google search) reveals Texas and France are roughly equivalent in […]
- “Enormous Potential” in the Imminent Clean Power PlanJuly 29, 2015
- Another Tech Giant Supports North Carolina Renewable Energy Policies
- June 2015 National OverviewPlease see June 2015 National Overview report for more information.
- June 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see June 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- June 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- June 2015 National Overview
- Study: Fire seasons getting longer, more frequentA new analysis of 35 years of meteorological data confirms fire seasons have become longer. Fire season, which varies in timing and duration based on location, is defined as the time of year when wildfires are most likely to ignite, spread, and affect resources. Earth Observatory maps by Joshua Stevens, using data provided by Matt […]
- Study: Fire seasons getting longer, more frequent
- Glacier Lake Outburst Flood near AlmatyAfter a warm spell in Kazakhstan, a glacial lake emptied abruptly and sent flood water rushing downstream.
- Glacier Lake Outburst Flood near Almaty
Tag Archives: White-Nose Syndrome
By admin | Published: February 17, 2012
“We have found sick, dying and dead bats in unprecedented numbers in and around caves and mines from New Hampshire to Tennessee. In some hibernacula, 90 to 100 percent of the bats are dying.” White-Nose Syndrome: A Devastating Disease of North American Bats Current News See map at bottom of page White-nose syndrome spreads in […]